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a seasonal wind in southern Asia

rainy season in southern Asia when the southwestern monsoon blows, bringing heavy rains

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any wind that changes direction with the seasons

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DSWD-NIR social marketing officer Beb Barot said based on the initial report of the DSWD Disaster Response Operations Monitoring and Information Center (DROMIC), the Southwest Monsoon has caused flooding in the municipalities of Pontevedra and San Enrique, Negros Occidental and has affected a total of 1,985 families.
He said the southwest monsoon is the prevailing weather system in the country during rainy season or from June to early October, while the northeast monsoon or the "winter winds" normally starts during mid-October and ends in late-March.
Tropical depression "Igme" is expected to enhance the southwest monsoon that will bring rains over Central and Southern Luzon especially the western section," PAGASA said
7 mt last year in the kharif season that begins with the onset of southwest monsoon from June during which crops such as paddy, pulses and oilseeds are grown.
The southwest Monsoon has been vigorous in Marathwada and active in Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, Vidarbha and coastal Karnataka.
Recent climate analysis showed that a significant weakening of the southwest monsoon winds has been observed over the last few days,' the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration's administrator Vicente Malano said.
The southwest monsoon is likely to break over Kerala today, the India Meteorological Department said yesterday.
Chennai, June 7 ( ANI ): The much-awaited southwest monsoon is expected to hit the Kerala coast in next two days, according to the MeT Department.
The prevalence of southwest monsoon or "hanging habagat" has officially ended.
New Delhi: The onset of southwest monsoon over south Indian state of Kerala has been delayed from the date forecast by the Met department due to its "sluggish" pace.
Contract awarded for Emergency Repair/Restoration of Damaged National Roads Caused by Intense Rains due to Southwest Monsoon (HABAGAT) and Typhoon Helen last August, 2012
According to Pakistan meteorological department, under the influence of southwest monsoon incursion, intermittent scattered rain-thundershowers are likely in eastern Balochistan, Sindh coast, central and upper parts of Punjab, upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and most parts of Kashmir from Tuesday to Thursday.
Poor southwest monsoon likely to affect farm output
The southwest monsoon or 'hanging habagat' will bring rains to most parts of the country this Wednesday, the state weather bureau said.
The prevalence of southwest monsoon or hanging habagat has officially ended.
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